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Race Discrimination Case Settled

Wheaton, Illinois -- The owner of a 2 flat apartment located in Berwyn, Illinois pays $30,000 to settle a race discrimination complaint. In 1997, Marilyn and HOPE Fair Housing Center filed complaints with the Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] alleging that Brian Shepard violated fair housing laws by refusing to rent or negotiate for the rental of apartments based upon race.

8 Hispanic homeowners file suit over raids

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
Contact Persons: Bernard J. Kleina (630) 690-6500 ext.4 
Florentina Rendón (630) 690-6500 ext 8

HISPANIC HOMEOWNERS FILE CIVIL RIGHTS CASE AGAINST THE CITY OF WEST CHICAGO AFTER A PRE-DAWN RAID TO CHECK FOR OVERCROWDING. ADDITIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINTS WERE FILED BY THE HOMEOWNERS AND HOPE FAIR HOUSING CENTER WITH HUD AND THE U.S. OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS.

Elder tenant returns home after settlement of disability lawsuit


DATE: September 12, 1996
Mark Lattanzi, 413-539-9796

ELDER TENANT RETURNS HOME AFTER SETTLEMENT
OF DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

DATE: September 12, 1996
Mark Lattanzi, 413-539-9796

Eighty-nine year old Bertha Regish is returning to her home at the Meadowbrook Apartments in Northampton, MA after settling a housing discrimination lawsuit against the complex. Ms.

HDP settles 2 cases over Section 8 discrimination

RELEASE

DATE: November 5, 1996
CONTACT: Erin Kemple, Executive Director

Holyoke, MA -- The Housing Discrimination Project has settled two separate cases in which local landlords refused to sign leases required by the Section 8 rental from Hilltop Gardens Apartments and $20,000 from University Park Apartments, both located in Holyoke -- will be shared between HDP and a local tenant.

"Both complexes had an advertised policy of refusing to sign leases for tenants," said Joel Feldman, HDP Legal Director.

Landlord Accused of Segregating Apartment Buildings Pays $45,000

11/27/00
Contact: Marian Kent
              (413) 539-9796
              Housing Discrimination Project
              57 Suffolk St.
              Holyoke, MA 01040

Clement and Gisele Pin of Holyoke, Massachusetts have paid Ivelisse Vicente of Holyoke $45,000 to settle a lawsuit which alleged that the Pins had intentio

Fair Housing Advocate elected to NAACP National Board of Directors

July 21, 1998

Contact:  Edythe Flemings Hall/ NAACP National Board of Directors
Creating Common Wealth , President/CEO
(301) 627-9763 phone (301) 627-9762

NAACP Delegates from across the country elected Edythe Flemings Hall (Member at-large) to the National Board of Directors at the 89th Annual Convention of the NAACP, in Atlanta, July 11-16, 1998.

Hall , a member of the NAACP Maryland State Housing Committee and Housing Chairperson for the Prince George’s County Branch of the NAAC

Man wins rent for life in disability suit

Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs

Fair Housing Council of Greater Washington & Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs Announce a Landmark Settlement of Civil Rights Lawsuit against Wheaton Place Apartments in Silver Spring, its principal owner, Ralph D. Rocks, and Allen & Rocks, Inc. on the basis of disability. The Consent Order, filed in June, in U.S.

Study finds race differences in lending

Ingrid Scott-Weekley, Director
City of Grand Rapids Equal Opportunity Department
(616) 456-3027
Robert Upton, Jr.
City of Grand Rapids Equal Opportunity Department 
(616) 456-3027

rupton@ci.grand-rapids.mi.us

City of Grand Rapids Equal Opportunity Department 
300 Monroe NW 
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(May 14, 2002) -- This comprehensive study of mortgage lending discrimination in the Grand Rapids Metropolitan Area builds on and expands the

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